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PUTLOS, Germany (June 14, 2024) Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) technicians assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Units (EODMU) 2 and 12 conduct helicopter rope suspension techniques from an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter attached to the "Blackjacks" of Helicopter Combat Squadron (HSC) 21 during fast-rope and rappelling training in Putlos, Germany, June 14, 2024. BALTOPS 24 is the premier maritime-focused exercise in the Baltic region. The exercise, led by U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa and executed by Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO, provides a unique training opportunity to strengthen combined response capabilities critical to preserving freedom of navigation and security in the Baltic Sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jackson Adkins)

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Photo by: Petty Officer 2nd Class Jackson Adkins |  VIRIN: 240614-N-TL968-1014.JPG